What is Tyrosine? and natural foods where its available

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What is Tyrosine? and natural foods where its available

Postby Lizzy » Mon Jun 20, 2016 9:56 am

What is tyrosine?

Tyrosine is an amino acid that has a significant function in the structure of nearly all the protein found in your body. It is also the precursor of other materials, including epinephrine, The function of tyrosine amino acid is closely knit with neurotransmitters and hormones in the body and is crucial for normal mental functions. It is also used to create melanin, which is the dark pigmentation which helps protect your skin from the
harmful rays of sunlight.

Tyrosine Deficiency

The demand of tyrosine have increased due to several factors of tyrosine deficiency. For example, individuals going through depression allegedly have low tyrosine amounts, as with individuals who suffer with phenylketonuria (marked by an inability to correctly utilize phenylalanine). If you have exceptionally low levels of tyrosine, you may suffer from an assortment of Conditions, such as muscle weakness, muscle loss, mood disorders, low protein amount and liver damage.

Luckily, you will find many natural food sources of tyrosine. It is found in many animal and vegetable sources. Foods high in tyrosine comprise the following:

Meat sources including fish, chicken, and pork

Brownish grains that are unprocessed that are whole, wheat, and oats

Dairy products like milk, cheese and yogurt

Fruits such as berries, avocados and bananas

Legume and grain sprouts

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Re: What is Tyrosine? and natural foods where its available

Postby negan » Fri Jun 24, 2016 3:36 am

The fact that a simple nutrient could be of any help at all in boosting neurotransmitters in people who don’t feel good represents a first line and fundamental approach to mood boosting. Animal studies help confirm the anti-stress effects of tyrosine, showing that tyrosine can prevent inappropriate weight loss from stress. The nature of the findings led the researchers to conclude that “Tyrosine might be a potential therapy for cognitive and mood problems associated with the maintenance of a reduced body weight in the treatment of obesity.”

Tyrosine offsets fatigue and stress, helping to keep your brain alert and more functional. A variety of in human studies show that tyrosine boosts mental performance under stress. Tyrosine was shown to prevent mental performance decline that is associated with sleep deprivation. Under conditions of highly stressful training, tyrosine was shown to improve cognitive performance and lower blood pressure. Tyrosine offset the effects of cold temperatures too (another form of stress) on cognitive performance – meaning it might help you function better in the winter.

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